The oil and natural gas industry is still alive and well in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West Virginia. We’ve gathered a few of this week’s most recent job postings across the Marcellus and Utica. Whether you’re just considering a career in energy, or if you’re looking for a change, there are entry level jobs and jobs for experienced workers alike. Here are a few we think have some serious potential:
- EN Engineering, a rapidly growing company with locations all over the United States, has several job opportunities available, including a position as Pipeline Inspector in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. This job involves oversight of pipeline and gas distribution field activities , quality control checks, and OSHA safety compliance. You’ll need about ten years of experience in the utility or pipeline industries, or a related industry, to be considered for this jobs. Find out more or apply for this job by visiting the EN Engineering website.
- EQT Gathering is hiring an Operations Technician in West Union, West Virginia. Candidates for this position only need a high school diploma, but should have one year of experience in a related field or industry. EQT prefers that you have an associate’s degree in a technical discipline and a year of experience as a Compressor Roustabout, but they’ll consider candidates who show familiarity with Federal Regulations, gas and engine compression fundamentals, and valve operations and fluid maintenance operations. You’ll need to have a valid driver’s licence and some basic computer skills. If you think you’re right for the job, apply online here.
- Mid-Ohio Pipeline is hiring Ohio residents as Pipeline Construction Laborers. This entry level job only requires, a valid driver’s license, ability to travel, and a high school diploma or equivalent. You’ll need the ability to lift 50 pounds and work long hours. They prefer you have two years of construction experience with a general working knowledge of hand and power tools. A great opportunity in Ohio!
Safety and compliance is an incredibly important aspect of oil and gas regulations. Experienced safety operators are coveted, and companies always seem to be hiring. One way to work your way into a safety and compliance position is to work as a laborer first. Once you understand operations and standards, you’ll be able to move easily into a safety position. Here are a few we found:
- Myers Well Service is hiring a Field Safety Supervisor. You’ll be considered for this job if you have 2 years of experience in oil and gas, Safeland certification, and knowledge of water transfer procedures. You’ll be responsible for ensuring state and federal compliance, managing a safe field working environment, and communicating safe practices to all field employees. You’ll need a CDL with tanker endorsement and an Associate’s Degree to qualify for this job. If you’re interested in this position, Myers asks that you apply in person and complete an application onsite between 7 AM and 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. The Myers Well Service office is 58315 Marietta Road, Byesville, Ohio.
- Total Safety is looking for an H2S Technician in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The ideal candidate should have a high school education, a great diriving record, and be willing to travel for extended periods of time. Total Safety prefers you have two years of oil and gas experience, H2S monitoring experience, site safety experience, and consider rig experience a plus. You’ll need a high school diploma, but no other higher education is required. You’ll be responsible for monitoring work locations for hazardous substances, rig up and rig down of rental equipment, plus coordination and evacuation of hazardous locations. You’ll need good communication skills, since you’ll be responsible for educating client employees, too. Find out more, or browse other openings at Total Safety by visiting their website.
- Do you have a little more experience? Safety Management Systems, an Acadian company, is hiring a Safety Specialist in West Virginia. The candidate for this position would promote, establish, communicate, and implement safety expectations and initiatives. The candidate is also responsible for monitoring and stimulating execution of policies, rules, and procedures. This position requires a minimum of five years experience in drilling, completions, construction, or pipeline safety within upstream oil and gas. Industry certifications and a bachelor’s degree are a plus. You’ll need to really know and understand procedures and regulations within the industry. Read the full job description and apply here.
Jobs at the Rig Site
Want a hands-on job right on the rig or supporting oil and gas operations? Here are a few jobs for those who want to be in the middle of oil and gas drilling activities:
- JLE Energy is looking for an Oil Field Hand or Roustabout in Benwood, West Virginia. Requirements include one year of oilfield experience, a clean driving record, and a high school diploma or GED. To apply for this job, you’ll need to have knowledge of quality and safety systems and demonstrate a knowledge of operations, industry specifications, work instructions, and equipment manuals. You’ll need to work flexible hours with varying shifts and schedules. In return for your hard work, you’ll get to work for a company with low turnover rates, great compensation, and an excellent benefits package. JLE Energy boasts state-of-the-art equipment to ensure newset and best eqipment at their service and machinign facilities in the heart of the Marcellus and Utica. Apply at JLE here.
- Falcon Drilling LLC is looking for a Floorhand that will assist the driller. You’ll need one or more years of drilling experience, a valid drivers license, and at least a high school diploma or GED. You’ll need to be able to work in various conditions for long hours, with 14 days on followed by two weeks off. This is a great way to gain rig experience. Check out the details here for this position as well as all of Falcon’s other positions on their website.
- Halliburton is hiring an entry-level Frac Tech-MultiChem in Washington, Pennsylvania. This job requires equipment rig up and rig down on a location and preparation of job equipment. You’ll perform data collection, coordinate clean-up and repair to get ready for the next job, and perform all necessary calculations at the site. So you’ll need strong math skills. You’ll need to have knowledge of all safety standards and possess a CLD with Hazmat endorsement. For more information about this job, check out Halliburton’s jobs portal.
Trucking, hauling, transportation. However you want to say it, drivers are always in demand. If you have a good driving record and a CDL, you probably don’t need to search hard to find several jobs available across the Marcellus and Utica from a variety of companies. Here are a few that caught our eye:
- Get a $3,000 sign on BONUS when you’re hired as a Crude Oil Transportation Driver for Pilot Flying J. You’ll need a Class A CDL with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements plus 2 years of driving experience. Pilot Flying J offers local hauls with no overnights, competitive pay, great benefits, and a quarterly safety bonus. Housing assistance is even available, and they’ll contribute a company match to your 401k. While this specific position is based out of Marietta, Ohio, Flying J is a nationwide company with drivers needed all over the United States. Check it out now on their website.
- Skyline Transport Group will pay over $6,000 per month for Crude – Condensate Drivers based out of New Philadelphia, Ohio. The company offers great benefits, new trucks, and additional bonuses for night shift drivers. You’ll need to pass a drug test, pass a field test, and take company policies and safety procedures very seriously. You’ll need a CDL with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements plus two years of experience.
- Consider a position as an Oilfield Pipe Hauler with Savage. Based out of Sayre, Pennsylvania, you’ll deliver tubulars from the company home base to drilling locations across the Marcellus and Utica. You’ll need a high school diploma or GED, and Savage prefers you have some CDL experience, preferably in an oilfield environment. You’ll need to be comfortable in an oilfield environment, pass Savage’s road test, and show a basic knowledge of DOT regulations. You’ll need to have a good attitude and be conscientious in the workplace, proving yourself reliable and dependable. In return, you’ll get medical, dental, visions, life insurance, disability, retirement, and paid time off. Plus, Savage leaves room for future growth within the company. Check it out here on their website.
Don’t forget, many companies are still looking for employees with specialized training, such as electricians, welders, and engineers, to name a few. Happy job hunting!